Seal of Lower Saucon Township
3700 Old Philadelphia Pike / Bethlehem, Pa 18015 / 610-865-3291

Public Works - About Us

Lower Saucon Township The Lower Saucon Township Public Works Department maintains all of the Township roads, facilities and Township property. Public Works plows Township roads in winter and maintains the roads in spring, summer & fall by repairing, paving, clearing vegetation and maintaining drainage swales. Public Works plows and maintains approximately 86.43 miles of Township roads.

The Department of Public Works is staffed by nine (9) full-time employees under the direction of the Director of Public Works and the supervision of the Roadmaster. Eight of the nine employees are Class A Commercial Driver Licensed (CDL) operators and are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

Equipment:
The Department of Public Works utilizes the following equipment for road maintenance operations:

Trucks:

  • Single axle dump truck up to #19,500 GVW (4)
  • Single axle dump truck up to #39,500 GVW (2)
  • Dual axle dump truck up to #64,000 GVW (5)
  • Specialty boom mower vehicle 21' reach #17,950 GVW (1)
  • Specialty street sweeper vacuum truck #32,000 GVW (1)
  • Specialty 42' aerial truck with utility body #26,000 GVW (1)

Heavy Equipment:

  • 2.75 cubic yard loader (1)
  • 1.3 cubic yard backhoe/loader (2)
  • Skid steer tool carrier with various attachments (1)
  • Asphalt paving machine 8' to 16' (1)
  • Asphalt paving roller #21,000 lbs. static (1)
  • Asphalt finishing roller #6,500 lbs. static (1)
  • Motorized surface treatment machine (chip spreader) (1)
  • Rubber tired roller (1)
  • Motorized road grader (1)
  • 17" brush chipper (1)
  • Tow behind air compressor (1)
  • Motorized forklift (1)
  • Equipment trailers #10,000 GVW up to 44,500 GVW (4)



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